Mortal Kombat 1 behind the scenes. Meet the digital actors.

#1 Edited by Akyho (1585 posts) -

I found this video from Gamesmaster an old Uk Gameshow that was about games and also had competitions with them. If your a hardcore old MK fan you probably already have watched these back int he day.

A little video with behind the scenes and talking with the actors that did the Digital characters. Plus The Johny Cage and Sonya Blade Actors playing Mk1.

Just thought it was a nice little slice of the 90s. Aswell I didnt know that MK had such a advertising campaign to sell it.

Edit: Found a full better version of behind the scenes.

#2 Posted by TaliciaDragonsong (8698 posts) -

Pretty fun to watch, thanks!

#3 Posted by KaneRobot (1416 posts) -

Ho Sung Pak actually mentions it in his interview above, but if you watch those first two TMNT movies you'll see like most of the MK cast in the credits as stunt performers. I was almost kind of sad that I've been MK-obsessed enough to even notice that, but...so be it.

#4 Posted by Lockeyness (187 posts) -

Very cool! I love how into it they are, even going so far as to remember certain story details. I'd be interested in seeing a 'where are they now' type thing, especially with the dude who played Johnny Cage.

#5 Posted by Aas (603 posts) -

@Lockeyness said:

Very cool! I love how into it they are, even going so far as to remember certain story details. I'd be interested in seeing a 'where are they now' type thing, especially with the dude who played Johnny Cage.

Dead in an alley. Just a guess.

#6 Edited by KaneRobot (1416 posts) -

Probably not dead, just litigious! Don't think you'll be seeing Daniel Pesina around any Netherrealm projects. Here's a couple of reasons why:

Giant Bomb Johnny Cage page:

Martial artist Daniel Pesina portrays Johnny Cage in the first two Mortal Kombat games in addition to donning the mask of the game's male ninjas. He was abruptly fired from Midway after appearing in character in an advertisement for a competing fighting game, BloodStorm . His likeness would not be used in future games, being conspicuously absent from the side of the MK1 cabinet used in Liu Kang's MK3 fatality. He was also the only actor to be recast for Mortal Kombat Trilogy rather than using his old sprite, with Johnny Cage represented by Chris Alexander in that game.

Aaaand Wikipedia:

On December 9, 1996, Daniel Pesina sued Midway Games, Williams Electronics Games, Inc, Acclaim, Nintendo, and Sega, alleging "that all defendants used his persona, name, and likeness without authorization in the home version ofMortal Kombat and Mortal Kombat II and the related products..." The conclusion of Daniel Pesina v. Midway Manufacturing Co. was that "alleged use of martial artist's name, likeness or persona in a martial arts video game did not violate his common-law right of publicity.

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